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Ask the Parents: The Fifth Year

Our fifth iteration of research into parents’ views on the London education system.

Ask the Parents

Our report highlighting the perspectives of London parents on the education system

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Funding pressures

Over a third of parents were made aware of school funding pressures after receiving a letter asking for parental contributions

The impact of cuts

School places

Two thirds of parents believe that schools should be set up in areas of demand

Find out about the support for greater powers

Accountability and intervention

70 per cent of parents think that councils should have powers of influence and intervention over free schools

Read more about the uncertainty

Careers and vocational education

Only 4 per cent of parents would prefer for their child to take vocational qualifications

Discover opinions on careers